deer fly

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deer fly

A biting fly, Chrysops discalis, that transmits the causative organism of tularemia (deer fly fever).
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deer fly

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Horse and deer flies feeding on an infected animal easily can spread the disease to another.
and A-west) are common in the intermountain region of the western United States, are associated with lower mortality rates in humans, and are the only strains currently linked to transmission by deer flies (Chrysops spp.
For years I had a terrible problem with face flies, deer flies and ticks.
Moose often wade into the water to get a mouthful of underwater plants, to cool down when the weather is hot, or to protect themselves from pesky deer flies.
Deer flies, horseflies, blackflies, and biting midges are also vicious biters and sometimes transmit disease.
Meridian Animal Health, a new Omaha-based companion animal health company, introduces Ectomethrin H2O[TM], a horse spray that protects against horse, house, stable, face, horn and deer flies, gnats and mosquitoes.
Parts of the United States suffer from black flies, deer flies and other insects, in addition to mosquitoes.
I thought of frozen streams covered with snow; of brook trout waiting for spring; of black flies and deer flies and hot, humid summers.
But they have no effect on horse flies and deer flies.
In addition, 9 adult raccoon and 2 adult skunk samples from nearby Great Island (South Yarmouth, MA) collected in 1988 were nonreactive, despite being trapped from a site where dog ticks, rabbits, and deer flies are as common as they are on Martha's Vineyard (unpub.